MS14-083: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3017347)

High Nessus Plugin ID 79832


The Microsoft Office component installed on the remote host is affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities.


The remote Windows host has a version of Microsoft Excel or Office Compatibility Pack that is affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities due to Microsoft Excel improperly handling objects in memory. A remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities by convincing a user to open a specially crafted Office file, resulting in execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Excel 2007, Excel 2010, Excel 2013, and Office Compatibility Pack.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79832

File Name: smb_nt_ms14-083.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2014/12/09

Modified: 2017/07/28

Dependencies: 13855, 27524, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:excel, cpe:/a:microsoft:excel_viewer, cpe:/a:microsoft:office_compatibility_pack

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/12/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/12/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6360, CVE-2014-6361

BID: 71500, 71501

OSVDB: 115584, 115585

MSFT: MS14-083

MSKB: 2910902, 2910929, 2920790, 2920791, 2984942